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for rape victims. the explosive comments made tont in one of america's most cly watched senate races. an arrest - caught on a cell phone. the question now - did these bay area law enforcement officials crosse line? and a black and orange waves cresting over san franciscoe many, many ways people are trying to cash in on the wod series. good evening i'm ken bastid. and i'm dana king. a bombshell comment - about women, rape, pregnancy, and. and it could play a critical role in which party controle united states senate. cbs 5 a bombshell comment that could play a critical role in which party controls the u.s. state senate. cbs 5 reporter on the comment. >> the candidate is richard murdock, running as u.s. senate
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from indiana. it's a close race, one that the republicans are counting on to help them take control of the senate. here is what he said in the final minutes of his debate tonight when talking about abortion. >> i know there are some that disagree and i respect their point of view, but i believe that life begins at conception, the only exception i have for abortion is in the case of risk of the life from the mother. i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that it is something that god intended to happen. >> richard murdock's comments at a debate start on the same day that mitt romney started airing this tv ad endorsing murdock. >> this fall i'm supporting richard murdock for the senate. >> reporter: but tonight the romney camp issued a statement saying that romney disagrees
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with murdock's views on rape. this is the second candidate to make controversial comments about rape and pregnancy this campaign season. missouri's todd aiken faced a stream of criticism, but refused to with draw from the race. -- to withdraw from the race. >> this candidate murdock, is he a political newcomer? >> not at all. he has been part of politics since the 1980s. this is his second term as treasurer. he has also served several different local and state
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positions. >> will be interesting to see what the headlines are tomorrow. >> very interesting. >> liz, thank you. well, if you sat down in front of the tv last night, you certainly had a lot of options, and tonight we can declare a winner. in third place, the giants absolute dismantling of the st. louis cardinals. about 8 million americans tuned in for game 7. that's pretty good. in second place, monday night football, where almost 11 million people watched the bears beat the lions, and with the dominant win, yes, the third presidential debate, which drew 59.2 million viewers, pretty big drop from the first two debates which drew 67 million and 65 million respectively. and that brings to us today, the first day of the rest of the campaign, as cbs reporter noting ham shows -- noting ham shows us, the sprint to the
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finish is on. >> reporter: both candidates were there in colorado tuesday, paul ryan and mitt romney. >> paul ryan and i will lower taxes on business and on the middle class in america. >> reporter: romney is spending the final days of his campaign focusing on the economy and jobs. he's expected to bring a major job speech in ohio. >> can you afford four more years with 23 million americans looking for a good job? >> reporter: president obama and vice president joe biden also visited ohio, touting their rescue of general motors. one in 8 jobs in ohio is tied to the auto industry. >> engines are roar at full throttle, with nearly 250,000 new jobs. >> reporter: the president said his plan for recovery is already working.
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>> unemployment level has fallen to the lowest level since i took office. our assembly lines are humming again, our heros are coming home! >> reporter: both president obama and mitt romney have rallies scheduled in iowa and nevada, their running mates will again focus on ohio. this was one of the worst days for the stock market this year. underwhelming corporate earnings reports are rattling ininvestors. dupont, 3m, ups, did not meet their revenue expectations. here is the result. the dow fell to its lowest level in four months, sinking 243 points. well, the world series could mean a home run for the bay area's economy. we look at how people are spending and preparing for the championship. >> reporter: there are sprucing up willie mays plaza, and inside the giants dugout
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store, fans are buying up anything orange and black. >> the whole season from the play-offs, probably a couple of thousand i've spent. >> reporter: and as far as those first quarters, the and price for a ticket for games one and two at the giants ballpark is $700. $300 to $400 for standing room only tickets. stub hub on-line ticket market is seeing more demand this time around than two years ago. the city's visitors and convention bureau estimate the world series will bring in millions of dollars for local businesses. restaurant owner, chef, and giants fan, pamela ma zola celebrates with a special on extra. >> -- entree. >> we're doing a venetian black
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rice with colors. i think anytime you can keep people using public transportation and walking and, you know, going by the businesses, i think it's great. >> reporter: and about that special dish? >> home run. >> thank you. >> reporter: random buildings around the city are bathed in orange lights, including the fair month hotel, which transformed in giants decor inside and out, including an orange carpet for guests. was for a special invitation only party tonight for giants corporate sponsors. there are about 17,000 tickets available for tomorrow's game on-line, and about 19,000 tickets available for game 2, but they're all going to be very expensive, and dana, the high itself price i saw of a ticket sold was $4,000 for section 121 been that's right behind home plate, next to the
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giants dugout. >> that's a pretty good seat. >> four grand, i don't know. >> i think at that price, i'll stay in front of the tv. >> there you go. this is not the giants fans first rodeo, 2010, they won the whole thing. do you think the feel is any different this year compared to 2010? >> i get the feeling that this was such a shock that they won yesterday, even though everybody was rooting for it, day didn't have time to prepare. so right now it seems quiet, but wait until tomorrow, i think everything is going to shift. >> yeah, everyone will be wearing or an and black. thanks so much, linda. the owners of graphics sports ware in san francisco said the presses are normally stopped this time of year, but the giants win changed all of that. and after the soggy celebration last night, ground crews at at&t park had their work cut out for them today.
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workers spent the day drying the field out in preparation for tomorrow night's game. late effort word is that the field -- latest word that is the field is dry and ready to go. but what can we expect from the weather for game one? >> such an important question after the 8th and 9th inning last night, and i'm happy to report that rainfall is on the way. why is that a good thing? because it is getting here quicker, it will get out of here quicker. northern of san francisco, picking up a line of showers, almost to moran county. it's getting here earlier than we first forecast. so that means it will get out earlier. i think the showers will be completely finished in time for that first pitch tomorrow evening. we'll get some sunshine, 62 degrees. the rainfall we got yesterday in downtown san francisco, more rain than we've seen in the previous 191 days combined. full forecast in a few minutes. >> thanks so much, paul. and much more coming up on the giants, including a look at
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tomorrow's pitching match-up. dennis will come along a little later in the news cast. new tonight, a videotape out of oakland shows what some call excessive force by sheriff's deputies, but the department says it was self- defense. we look at what the videotape has to say. >> there was a lot of yelling, a lot of commotion. >> reporter: one video of a violent arrest, two different stories. >> i feel they made a good judgment call. >> went over there and started beating him up, no questions asked. >> reporter: this man, who calls himself ron, did not want to show his face on television. he shot video of the arrest this morning. authorities say a pregnant woman got into a verbal altercation with employees at the center. >> she was asked to leave and referred to do so. >> reporter: her boyfriend steps in to defend her, but as he walks to the deputies, see
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what happens. a deputy appears to run in and hold a batten at the man's neck. as the man goes down, deputies appear to knee him repeatedly. >> they kept hitting him. and he was put in handcuffs. he was handcuffed on the floor, and they start kneeing him again and punching him on his head. >> you're only seeing a small snapshot of the whole thing. >> reporter: the sheriff's spokesman claims the man was resisting arrest, even threatening deputy at one point. he said all deputies could do was respond from force. >> i saw what looked to be a punch from the deputy, is that is in policy. >> reporter: oakland seems to have a policy where they will swing first, question later. a smoldering crash site, and now we are learning that there are two victims. what witnesses heard just before the crash. >> what authorities are saying about a deadly shark attack on the california coast.
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the firsthand account of conditions inside the pharmacy at the center of the meningitis outbreak.
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contra costa county: a secod body has b wreckage. new details in the fiery plane crash out of contra costa county. a second body has been found in the wreckage. small plane came down north neat of the byron airport. the witnesses say they heard the engine of the plane sputter before it crashed in a farm field at about 2:00 this afternoon. wreckage was smile smoldering an hour later. names of the two have not been
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identified. faa is investigating the cause of the crash. a central coast man is dead after being attacked by a shark. it happened at surf beach near and haven burg air force base in santa barbara county this morning. francisco solario was surfing with a a friend who saw the attack. the friend drug him to the beach and tried to save his life, but was unsuccessful. no signs are posted warning of shark attacks, but officials say that surfers know of the danger. >> i think it's pretty well known locally, like you said, that there are sharks, and we've had sharks up and down the santa barbara coastline pretty frequently recently. >> there are about 65 shark attacks every year around the world. in july, a man escaped injury near santa cruz after being thrown from his kayak when a shark bit through his boat.
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well, investigators say they could actually see with their naked eyes black specks of fungus floating in vials of steroids prepared by the new england compounding center. that's the place that is said to be the source of the meningitis outbreak in 17 states. 300 people are sick tonight. 23 have died. health officials say the outbreak is spreading. >> reporter: the preliminary investigation has revealed a lack of basic laboratory standards at new england compounding center. today massachusetts state investigators found that necc had dirty floor mats on a leaky boiler, did not properly test lab equipment, did not adequately sterilize medications, and shipped drugs before they were tested for contamination. the doctor lead it will the investigation for the department of health spoke. >> on 13 occasions, necc staff shipped orders from the suspect
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lots before receiving their own test results confirming that those lots were sterile. >> reporter: officials also claim the company broke state law by shipping their products in bulk without precipitations. -- without prescriptions. more than 17,000 vials of the suspect steroid went to clinics in 23 states. documents released yesterday show that complaints against necc for lack of individual prescriptions date back to 1999. the co-owner barry cadon said in 2004 that his company would abide by the law, quote: the state and the fda made a joint inspection of the facility in 2004. sheldon brad shoe was the fda's chief counsel. >> tippic him the fda would go back in and reinspect, but here
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it appears that relied on new england compounding center's word that they had corrected the problem. >> reporter: we called new england compounding center after the charges and they responded by saying the state health board had quote numerous opportunities as early at last summer to make firsthand observations. it is hard to imagine that the board has not been fully apprised of both the manner and scale of the company's operations. paul is here again with our world series forecast and something for the rest of us. >> yeah, and for those people not playing baseball tomorrow night, watching baseball most likely. we have a forecast that will be changing a lot. we have a lot of rainfall. about two inches of rain. guess what? you're just about to get round three, but there will only be three rounds. after this, we're going to be
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finished. we have a few showers approaching the ma run county coastline -- moran county coastline. santa rosa, you will likely see some rain showers by 11:00. a speak doors shows you clear skies over san francisco. downtown right now at 56. san jose down to 53. oakland is at 58. temperatures will level off in the low-to-mid 50s. san jose will level off in the low 50s. fairfield 51. passivefy do, you'll drop down to 56 degrees tonight. there's this big area of low pressure off the oregon coastline. one more round of showers. it's getting here earlier. i think by lunchtime tomorrow, rain is finished, and we'll be just fine weather-wise for game one of the world series. game one is tomorrow night. we'll still have the onshore
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flows. it won't be that warm, won't be perfectly sunny, but the rain will be gone, and drier air will be coming in thursday. showers ending around lunchtime tomorrow, and we will be dry right on through the weekend. make those outdoor plans now. the weather will be that nice. san jose tomorrow, kind of chilly, 10 degrees below normal. oakland also below average. concord will be 65 tomorrow. alameda, 64. we dry out on thursday. look at saturday and sunday. upper 70s inland, low 70s near the bay. showers hold off until next tuesday, and we will be right back.
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common than just appearing n the world series. there are a total of nine venezu the san francisco giants and detroit tigers have more in common than just appearing in the world series. there is a total of nine venezuelan players between the two teams, and you might have seen a few vern disablen flags
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on the field -- venezuelan flags on the field last night. >> it's very exciting. we are very proud to have so many players playing in the world series. >> among the giants who are also venezuelan play-off mvp, say it with me, marco scutaro. and for the detroit tigers, triple crown winner, miguel cabrera. >> the giants haven't had a lot of time to get ready for the world series, neither has the bay area, but san francisco city leaders say they are working extra innings to get ready for this big world series championship. mayor ed lee said the turn around has been very quick, but the city is prepared and excited to handle it. >> we're thrilled about it, of course, but we're having to go about our work in a very time- constrained way. >> mayor lee says two big goals include getting public
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transportation to run smoothly and making sure the city's hotels are all filled up. that brings us to the rally monkey, who has been nothing but good luck for the san francisco giants. not so much in '02. >> no, but now the san francisco zoo is hoping the rally monkey will get a new name for her efforts. they are taking suggestions by facebook and twitter, social media. look at her! so far the overwhelming favorites are posey and scutaro. the giants are going to the zoo to rub the monkeys head and keep their good luck going just a little longer. >> i'm on board with that. >> well, hit the zoo, rub his little head. >> i think naming it after posey is a little weird, but --
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in game one of the world series at at&t park is a little under 19 hours away, and the first game features a pitching match-up with one obvious choice and one surprise. barry zito will start for san francisco tomorrow night. a few days ago, it would have been hard to believe that he would have started a world series game for the giants, but he got the call, after his 7 and 2/3 shutout innings in game 5 of the nlcs. this comes just two years after
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he was left off the roster for the 2010 world series run. no surprise, the tigers are going to use justin verlander. >> he told me he was pitching game 1, so i said okay, and so i kind of just follow suit. >> how did barry respond to that? did you tell him yesterday, or today, or -- >> i told him today. i tried to call him all day. he lift his fine at the ballpark, so i -- he left his phone at the ballpark, so i -- >> they had to throw this thing together in 24 hours. >> walking around like a proud papa. just the perfect manager for that baseball team. >> bochy? >> bochy.
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